Edison police say officer seriously hurt when dragged
EDISON, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a New Jersey police officer was seriously injured when he was dragged by a fleeing motorist.
Edison Chief Thomas Bryan tells NJ.com that Sgt. Thomas Errico was hit Monday after officers arrived at a gas station for a reported dispute.
Errico was dragged about 30 feet when he tried to reach into a woman's car to stop it. Authorities say the woman also hit three police cruisers in the parking lot.
Errico was being treated at a hospital. Specific details about his injuries were not disclosed, but authorities say they are not considered life-threatening.
The driver was arrested in North Brunswick. Her name has not been released, and it wasn't clear if she was facing any charges.
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